Hon’ble Mr. Justice N. V. Anjaria

    Hon'ble Mr. Justice N. V. Anjaria
    • Designation: Hon'ble Chief Justice, High Court of Karnataka
    • Room No: 1

    Hon’ble Mr. Justice N. V. Anjaria was Born on March 23, 1965 at Ahmedabad; Native Mandvi-Kachchh. His Lordship is from the family of lawyers. His father was also in judiciary. His Lordship Graduated from H.L.College of Commerce, Ahmedabad. He obtained LL.B from Sir L.A. Shah Law College in 1988 and Masters Degree in Law from University School of Law, Ahmedabad in 1989.

    His Lordship started practice in the High Court of Gujarat from August 1988 by joining the chambers of Shri S.N. Shelat, Senior Advocate. He conducted matters involving constitutional issues and all categories of civil cases, labour and service. He had been Standing Counsel / Panel Advocate for High Court and Subordinate Courts, State Election Commission, Gujarat Information Commission, Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Municipalities, etc.

    He has served as a Senior Panel Counsel for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Senior Standing Counsel for BSNL, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Counsel for Technical Education (AICTE) and National Counsel for Teacher Education (NCTE).

    His Lordship was awarded the Research Fellowship in 1992 by Late Shri Navinchandra Desai Foundation, Ahmedabad on ‘Freedom of Speech and Expression – With Reference to Media’. He rendered service as Hon. Associate Editor, Gujarat Law Herald and also as Trained Mediator in the High Court Mediation Centre. His Lordship wrote articles, write-ups etc. on Constitutional and legal subjects which were published in books, Law Journals etc. and is privileged to contribute write-up ‘High Court of Gujarat: Advent and Ascent’ in the Souvenir published under the aegis of High Court of Gujarat on the occasion of its Golden Jubilee Celebrations in April 2010.

    His Lordship was elevated as Additional Judge, High Court of Gujarat on November 21, 2011 and was appointed as permanent Judge of the High Court of Gujarat on September 06, 2013.

    His Lordship took oath as The Chief Justice of High Court of Karnataka on February 25, 2024.